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Ensuring ‘Service’ is in the Service Supply Chain

Ensuring ‘Service’ is in the Service Supply Chain

Companies in cybersecurity, telecommunications, data storage, networking and other technology-dependent businesses require so much more than warehousing and delivery. They require the special services that only a top-notch service supply chain partner has to offer. Please CLICK HERE to...[more]


Digitization Creates a Strong Value Chain: Creating the Global Supply Chain Control Tower – Beyond Simple Visibility

Digitization Creates a Strong Value Chain: Creating the Global Supply Chain Control Tower – Beyond Simple Visibility

End-to-end supply chain visibility is thought of as the "holy grail," but it’s not merely tracking a container; it begins with the product concept and extends to receipt of payment. This requires disrupting the traditional information silos of supply chain management in favor of...[more]


Controlling Shipping Costs via Multi-Modal Freight Rate Visibility

Controlling Shipping Costs via Multi-Modal Freight Rate Visibility

Today, 58% of shippers are concerned with the rising cost of transportation. This concern is fueled by an increasing demand in shorter consumer delivery times and an expanding network of inventory distribution points. Managing each stage of shipments is very complex for shippers, and most...[more]


What Are You Missing in Your Carrier Invoices?

What Are You Missing in Your Carrier Invoices?

Contractual audit is a pivotal component of a holistic approach to shipping spend reduction. Whether your discrepancies are in the form of rate inaccuracies, service level errors, or incorrect accessorial charges, chances are you are being billed incorrectly. Due to the nature of small parcel...[more]


How to Prevent Logistics Damage to Electronics

How to Prevent Logistics Damage to Electronics

Consumer electronics are designed for the rigors of daily use, but they can still be damaged in transit by things like impacts, persistent vibrations, tilts, temperature changes and other shipping hazards. Here’s how, and what you can do to minimize the risks.Please CLICK HERE to download the...[more]


Assessing the Total Cost of Supply Chain Damage

Assessing the Total Cost of Supply Chain Damage

Reducing damage isn’t just a logistics problem. The effects of damage ripple throughout the organization, creating additional work for claims and repairs, and affecting the message of sales and communications professionals as well as their opportunities. Please CLICK HERE to download the...[more]


Logistics Network Analysis

Logistics Network Analysis

Logistics network monitoring is an important step in understanding what actually occurs throughout your supply chain. Analyzing the data can lead to insights that reduce damage, enhance quality, and help shippers make the best choices as they select carriers for specific lanes and products. The...[more]


Nutanix dominated new theater expansion. Read how.

Nutanix dominated new theater expansion. Read how.

Flash was tasked with quickly scaling Nutanix’s worldwide logistics offerings, better preparing them for growth in a multitude of countries. Critical to this was enhancing their service level offerings to include both “next business day,” “same day" and "2- to 4-hour” deliveries of...[more]


Making Sure the Last (Cross-Border) Mile Doesn't Hurt Your Business

Making Sure the Last (Cross-Border) Mile Doesn't Hurt Your Business

Shippers responding to the ever-rising customer demand for lightning-fast fulfillment are finding the expense of getting goods delivered fast over the last mile to Canada is increasing. Without first putting in place operational protocols that make economic sense, shippers could be allowing their...[more]


Freight Payment: the Final Link in End to End Supply Chain

Freight Payment: the Final Link in End to End Supply Chain

As companies face increasingly complex global supply chains, end-to-end visibility is critical to keeping businesses healthy, providing high-quality customer service and turning supply chains into competitive advantages. Supply chain managers work diligently to design and manage extended supply...[more]


The Digital Global Supply Chain

The Digital Global Supply Chain

Global trade is fast, and organizations are struggling to keep up. Uncertainties arising from ever- changing political landscapes and the pressure to remain competitive are forcing companies to think outside the box. They must continually transform their internal processes to reinforce their...[more]


Understanding Customs Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duties

Understanding Customs Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duties

Did you know that, according to Customs and Border Protection (CBP), roughly four percent of products entering the United States are subject to anti-dumping or countervailing duties (AD/CVD)?  This means, essentially, that the U.S. Department of Commerce and the International Trade Commission...[more]


Proper Tariff Classification - A Vital Part of Customs Compliance

Proper Tariff Classification - A Vital Part of Customs Compliance

According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), tariff classification mistakes are a top cause of shipment clearance delays, as well as a red flag for a potential customs audit.  Every product entering or leaving the United States must be assigned a classification code, but assigning...[more]


Is Your Supply Chain Canada-Ready?

Is Your Supply Chain Canada-Ready?

Five Tips to Ensuring a Highly Effective Canadian Logistics Strategy[more]


What Are Late Deliveries Costing Me?

What Are Late Deliveries Costing Me?

Cargo delays or supply chain disruptions can have costly ramifications for manufacturers or logistics providers, whether they are on inbound or outbound shipments. This is especially true for time-sensitive shipments when early or late deliveries result in penalties, expensive delays or missed...[more]


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